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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. After the rescue attempt is a success, what else does the president want to know about?
2. What name is David using in New York?
3. How does David get to Jordan?
4. Where does the rescue team plan on going once they have the hostages?
5. How does the president respond when he hears that the rescue mission was a success?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does David escape from Jordan?
2. How does David get out of the Israeli hospital?
3. What do the Americans do after the Saudis threaten to suspend oil shipments if they vote for the French resolution?
4. How do the Americans determine the target of the bombing in D.C.?
5. What does Kennedy say in response to questions from the Saudi ambassador about the situation in Hebron?
6. What kind of set-up does David establish in his new apartment in Washington, D.C.?
7. What does Kennedy report Freidman told her about the assassination?
8. How does David position himself to shoot Hamed Ali?
9. What does David tell Anna about his mission when he gets home?
10. What possibility does Kennedy propose about David while discussing with Rapp who is behind the Palestinian ambassador's death?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Rapp's final choice (committing murder) at the end of the novel may seem surprising to some readers, but not surprising to others. Find three examples in the text of how this ending was foreshadowed, making sure to explain how each one directly connects to Rapp's choice to murder Prince Omar.
Essay Topic 2
Foreshadowing plays a strong role in "Executive Power." Using the 3 earliest examples of foreshadowing you can find, explain what they foreshadow, and how their presence helps the reader understand what happens at the conclusion of the text.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss 1) at least 3 ways the novel would change if it were written from the perspective of Dr. Irene Kennedy and 2) at least 3 literary devices Flynn could use while writing from this different perspective.
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